The Jacob Ford JR. Mansion: The Storied History of a New Jersey Home

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In 1772, the Ford family began building what would easily become the largest home in Morristown and years later became the site of the first National Historic Park in the United States. Completed just before colonial unrest reached a boiling point, the home quickly secured a reputation as a place of prominence for supporters of colonial interests. Today, the mansion is best known as George Washington's headquarters, when it became a strategic site for Washington during a winter encampment and gained importance for its role ...

The Jacob Ford Jr. Mansion: The Storied History of a New Jersey Home 2009, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596297166

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